DARRINGTON, Wash. - Relatives of a Pittsburgh-area native and his children missing in the massive Washington state mudslide have traveled thousands of miles to help with the search for their family members.
“I’m here because I love my family, and I’m after them,” said Kevin Ryce.
Billy Spillers of Washington County and three of his children are missing. His 4-year-old was pulled from the rubble on Saturday.
Spillers was a Navy chief petty officer who graduated from Chartiers-Houston High School.
Spillers and his children were watching television when the mudslide hit, obliterating their street. His wife wasn’t home, and she’s safe.